1969, The Beatles started work on the John Lennon song ‘Come Together’ at Abbey Road studios in London.
1973, Jim Croce started a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Bad, Bad Leroy Brown’. Croce was killed in a plane crash three months later.
1973, Canned Heat, Chuck Berry, Nazareth, Edgar Broughton Band, Groundhogs, Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Medicine Head, Brewers Droop, Roy Wood and Wizzard all appeared at this years Buxton Festival in Derbyshire, England.
1977, The Sex Pistols made their debut on UK music TV show Top Of The Pops.
1977, In Tucson, Ariz., Linda Ronstadt joins the Rolling Stones onstage to perform “Tumbling Dice.”
1980, Former Grateful Dead keyboardist Keith Godchaux’s car collides with a flatbed truck in Marin County, Calif. He dies two days later.
Born on this day: Cat Stevens (aka Yusef Islam – 1947)
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